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Russian Ruble exchange rate

I am looking for a currency exchange data, specifically USDRUB and EURRUB quotes. I managed to find tick-by-tick data on the official site of Moscow Exchange (MoEx). But I search data at 15-30-minute ...
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Global Historic GIS Data

This is a basic question concerning data availability. I am looking for global historic geo-spatial data covering the past 2,000 or 3,000 years. Variables of interest are biomes, temperature, ...
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Per capita surface area for (car) transport since WWII

It is an obvious phenomenon that the surface area each person 'requires' for transport has been increasing over the past decades (with growing wealth), because we have more cars. I'm interested in ...
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Data on radio towers and radio stations in the US

Where can I find historical data on radio towers and radio stations in the United States? For example, the latitude/longitude, tower height, and transmitting power of every tower that existed in 1930, ...
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Historic spatial extent of Beirut, Lebanon?

I am looking for historic extent data for the city of Beirut, in Lebanon. I would like to show the growth of the city over time, from 1950 to today. The data are to be used in a web visualisation to ...
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Where can I find publicly available data on aggregate enrollment in health insurance *before* Medicare?

I'm looking for data on the number/share of people who had private health insurance by age and region (county, for example) before the introduction of Medicare in the United States? As in, before 1965?...
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Where to get hourly weather data for Moscow region

I'm planning an outdoor event, and want to schedule it on a weekend with warmest nights, and the least probability of precipitation. My first take was querying forecast.io for hourly historical data. ...
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Data by county or by zip code on commercial new construction permits issued across the United States

I am looking for number of new commercial buildings built or permitted at the county or zip code level and would like to know if there is somewhere I can find this for the entire country. ...
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Is there a way to download and use historical price data from Amazon? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction of if/how I can obtain historical price data (ie. how much a product, say a specific CD, sold for) for Amazon or similarly for Ebay etc. I ...
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Historical Aerial Imagery of Ivory Coast

I'm looking for historical aerial imagery for Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire). My first web searches have turned up nothing, but I know the French (and possibly the Soviets) created basemaps of the ...
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Resources on Data Science for Football / Soccer in-line?

Similar question was already asked in https://datascience.stackexchange.com/questions/6201/resources-on-data-science-for-football-soccer, but I am looking for historical data of off-line + in-line ...
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Childlessness rate by country

Anyone know where I can find a table or map of childlessness rate by country for both men and women? Historical comparison of data would also be desirable. Thanks.
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Where can I find historical data for Italian weather (especially for hail storm)?

I need historical hailstorm data for Italian cities, day by day since 2014. I don't mind what format the data is in (csv, xml, etc...). Having a Web API would be great as well.
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Is there an open geospatial dataset to resolve historical and modern places?

Given a documentary edition with settlements and regions spanning the American founding era--documents originating from and correspondences delivered to place names which may no longer exist--is there ...
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Seeking historical tileset 1939-1945?

I want a Mapbox tileset that shows the world as it was during the Second World War. This includes the boundaries of countries, roads and cities and their names, etc. If no such resource exists, I ...
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Looking for historical data on NBA player-specific salaries and other contract information

I would like to find data that describe every player contract in the NBA, as far back into the past as possible. Optimally, this would include salary, term of contract, player agency, etc. I search ...
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Is there some kind of public, open, free, reliable database containing all “product release dates”?

I wish I could look up, locally, without ever making an external request, the release dates (for each region/country) for "any commercially sold product ever". For example, I could do: ...
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Looking for “old” Parish & County Boundary Data set for Queensland, Australia

The latest datasets from QSpatial no longer contain the Parish & County info. It is no longer used in Queensland. I am doing some research into historical mining activities and this dataset would ...
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Seeking GIS data (points) for the Giza pyramids including Z-value for the tops of pyramids

I am not even sure if this data is publicly available or not, but I am looking for something like this that has been surveyed with a z value (don't care what vertical datum). It doesn't matter the ...
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Historical USA weather forecasts

I'm looking for a historical USA (specifically Chicago, IL) weather forecast dataset. Temperature forecasts would suffice, though the more data, the merrier. I know this has been asked a lot of times ...
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Historical shapefiles for cities in the United States?

I'm looking for historical shapefiles of city boundaries in the United States, for the time period 1920 - 1950. I know these won't be available for every city, especially small ones, but I'd like as ...
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Where can I find publicly available data on American dietary habits and food intake during the Great Depression?

I'm looking for detailed data on American dietary habits during during the Great Depression and WWII era, specifically 1930 - 1945. Were there any surveys that collected detailed information, at a ...
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Historic (start of 2017 season) Formula 1 betting odds

I'm looking for historic (i.e. from the start of 2017 season onwards) betting odds for Formula 1 races. Specifically, I'm looking for data such as winning odds for each driver (and/or team) for each ...
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Looking for historical weather forecasts

I am looking to write a report about the accuracy of weather forecasts. I have already found several source that provides data for actual weather in different locations, but I am having difficulty ...
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Aliexpress price history dataset

I want to find any dataset on Aliexpress products' price history? I found only one good quality website - https://www.pricearchive.org/ but according to their faq - they "do not provide special access ...
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Accessing historical data from the U.S. Census of Manufacturers

I am looking for historical data from the U.S. Census of Manufacturers for the period from 1945 to today, and ideally even for the period before 1945. On this website, I found out that such data does ...
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Large datasets with user-reported birthdates (preferably older records)

I'm looking for some substantial (say >10k entries) datasets which contain birthdates which will have been user-reported, not recorded from or checked against official records. Ideally, these would ...
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Historical (pre-war) data on cities and towns in Germany

What I do: I'm trying to find and merge city-level data from various time periods: ~1900, ~1930 and ~1990. I already have data on election outcomes, and a few related measures. What's difficult: ...
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Data request: how long do consumers wait for certain discounts, savings, and bargains?

I'd like to know where I can find data regarding consumers' willingness to wait for discounts, bargains, savings, and so forth. Units can be in time, or in time per discount percent, etc. Related ...
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How many people ever lived having a certain profession?

Is there any data on how many politicians(including feudal lords) clergy (priests, imams, monks ...) scientists(whatever that may be called in ancient cultures) ... have ever lived on earth? (or in ...
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Reusable pictures of Chinese factories in the 1930~1940s

I am looking for reusable pictures of Chinese factories in the 1930s and 1940s. The closest categories I could find on Wikimedia Commons don't seem to contain anything relevant: https://commons....
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Where can I find historical business address data for specific types of businesses?

I am interested in compiling a database with the address of every operating racetrack casino establishment in the USA, for each year from 1998 to present. This might sound like a difficult task. ...
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Natural history / paleontology / geology dates

I am looking for a comprehensive dataset of natural history dates, for a deep interactive timeline. I'm interested in the dates of fossils, geological eras, estimated times for the apparition of ...
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historical pandemics and deaths dataset

I'm looking for Historical Epidemic & Pandemic Datasets to Analyze the spread of these infectious diseases, deaths, crisis etc.,
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Historical data of languages spoken in country by percent population?

I am looking for a dataset that contains the languages spoken in each country and their respective percentages of the population, going back as far back into the historical record as possible. I ...
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Historical international US phone calls prices by country and year

Is there any dataset of historical international US phone calls prices by country and year (likely since 1946)?
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Open online searchable book review database

In my quest for a story identification I'm looking for a publicly available searchable database of book reviews such as published in newspapers and magazines. I've found several such databases, such ...
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Is there a free historical database of US corporate yields or spreads by maturity buckets?

I have US corporate spread data by maturity buckets going back to the 90s but am looking to go back much further, to the 60s. Does anyone know of a freee database which contains that information?
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Sources of funding to curate exisiting datasets?

At my institution (a large land-grant US University), there are some long term research programs that would be of great value to the scientific community if the data were curated and published in an ...
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Grocery products per year

I'm looking for historical open data on food products you can find in supermarkets (like the data available on openfoodfacts.org).The idea would be to know which products have been commercialized in ...
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LCD/OLED Historical Resolution, Size and Prices

We are looking for historical data on the resolution, size and prices of LCD and OLED displays (consumer or business). We are able to find current prices and also historical prices. Ideally, we ...
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Data set for original exchange a security traded on

I'm looking to find a data set containing a security ticker, company name and the original exchange it was listed on (NYSE, NASDAQ, OTC, etc.). Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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cryptocurrency historic data in fine granularity, e.g. minute bars [duplicate]

For daily OHLC data, I'm aware of all the wonderful resources on Quandl. But is there a good minute bar database for couple of the major cryptocurrencies, e.g. bitcoin, ether, etc. I don't need very ...
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Historic state-to-state migration in the US [duplicate]

A few month ago, I tried to obtain data on county-to-county migration in the US but realized that this data might be to specific to find. Now I try my luck with a less detailed version: I am looking ...
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Hotel internal historical data required

I am looking for a hotel data to dig through. What I need as historical information is: Pricing Room Capacity Occupancy Thank you!
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Pictures of Black Bottom (Detroit neighborhood replaced with Lafayette Park in the 1960s)

I am looking for pictures of Black Bottom, a Detroit neighborhood demolished and replaced with Lafayette Park in the 1960s. It was the bithplace of the genre known as Detroit blues. Landscapes, ...
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Pictures of sewing machines with date

I am looking for pictures of sewing machines. It is important that each picture has a date associated (date of production of the machine, not date of the picture), so that I can sort the machines ...
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Historic roadworks

As part of a research effort I am working on the recognition of roadworks from street-level imagery. On top of other sources, we have the plan to match historic street view snapshots with roadworks ...
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Typical Weather Averages by Lon/Lat

I would like to build a local dataset of monthly averages for rainfall, sunshine hours, temperate (C/F) for all the major cities of the world. I have all the lon/lat's stored for all the cities I ...
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Mid-19th Century to Early-20th Century Mumbai/Bombay Population Data(sets)

I am an undergraduate student studying Geographic Information Systems. My semester final project is regarding the industrialization and deindustrialization of Mumbai/Bombay centered around two ...